Artist Italian
Artist after Paolo Veronese, Italian, 1528-1588
Title
  • Rape of Europa
Date 17th century
Medium pen and ocher ink with ocher wash over black chalk on cream antique laid paper, squared for transfer with black chalk
Dimensions Sheet: 10 1/4 × 15 1/4 inches (26 × 38.7 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Octavia W. Bates Fund
Accession Number 34.155
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Marks Stamp, in black, verso, lower right corner: Randall Davies
Inscriptions Inscribed, in black chalk, lower right corner: 1547
Inscribed, in pen and tannish gold ink, lower left center: Paul Veronese
Inscribed, in pencil, lower left, verso: Sir T. Lawrence Coll.
Inscribed, in pen and tannish gold ink, lower left center, on mat: Veronese. Paolo Caliari | 1528 - 1588
Inscribed, in pencil, lower left, recto of mat: I. | P. VER 2
Inscribed, in pencil, lower left, recto of mat: 43
Inscribed, in pen and brown ink, upper left, verso of mat: 5
possibly Sir Thomas Lawrence (London, England).
E. Parsons & Sons (London, England).
R.H. Randall Davies (London, England).
1934-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Italian, French, English, and Spanish Drawings and Watercolors: Sixteenth Through Eighteenth Centuries. New York, 1992, p. 297, no. A44.

Olszewski, Edward. A Corpus of Drawings in Midwestern Collections. Sixteenth-Century Italian Drawings, vol. 1-2. Belgium: Brepols Publishers, 2008, vol. 2, p. 498, cat. 394 (ill.).